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Elementary Education/Mild Intervention

Welcome to Special Education! The Special Education Program at Grace College is designed for those who are passionate about serving students with disabilities in an educational context.

Our Special Education Program is dedicated to equipping candidates in the dispositions, knowledge and skills needed to be effective in the inclusive classroom. Graduates of the program will be teachers of character who are competent in the profession and have a heart for service.

Faculty teaching in this program include professors who are highly skilled and trained in the area of elementary and special education as well as practicing classroom teachers and administrators. This combination provides for the perfect blend of theory and applied practice. Each faculty member brings unique perspectives and expertise to the major.

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Educational Focus

  • Elementary Classroom Teacher
  • Elementary Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Consultant
  • Resource Room Teacher

Internship Opportunitites

  • Collaborate with general education teachers
  • Experiences in a variety of educational settings
  • Adaptive chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children
  • Option to work in secondary schools
  • CEC
  • Student teaching experience in both elementary and special education

Career Opportunities

  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Christian Schools (ACSI)
  • Licensed Elementary and Special Education

Elementary Education/Mild Intervention is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Effective Communicators
  • Service Oriented
  • Team Players
  • Flexible Thinkers
  • Lifelong Learners
  • Servant Leaders
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The faculty at Grace College truly lived their lives in a way that allowed the light of Christ to shine through them. Grace College prepared me not only to teach in the classroom but to be a lifelong learner, especially in my spiritual walk.

Lenny Krebs, Grace College Alumnus
National Recognition

by the Council for Exceptional Children


hours of field experience in local K-6 classrooms (in addition to campus coursework)

Dual Licensure

in elementary education and mild intervention that meets Indiana's exceptional needs licensure requirements

Experienced Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are expertly skilled in their fields and they care about your goals, future, and well being.

Meet Our School of Education Faculty
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Education with a Biblical Worldview

At the heart of a Grace education are academically challenging courses that are specifically designed to foster a thirst for character, competence, and service within the hearts and minds of our students.

Learn More About Our Values

Grace College's School of Education has, in just two years, radically changed my approach to teaching, learning, and my approach to learners. The professors routinely model godly character, sharpen students' competence by challenging their thinking and expecting them to own their learning, and encourage all students to glorify God through service, both inside and outside the classroom. I have no doubt I will leave the School of Education ready to educate my future students well in the schools.

Kyle Kaufman, Current Grace College Student